In this conversation we will talk with Jane Edwards, IAMM’s Founding President, about her time as President of IAMM, as well as her current professional interests. We will also talk about music and medicine in Australia and human experiences of the arts, in particular how people use music to navigate self-regulation functions. We will also talk with Dr. Edwards about her research into family and childhood topics, the rights of the child, and therapeutic practices and techniques with indigenous communities.
About our Guest
Jane Edwards, PhD, is an experienced academic leader in research development and academic mentoring. Her research interests intersect creative arts, methodology, health, child and family, and mental wellbeing. She is sole editor for the Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy published in 2016 and is Editor-in-Chief for The Arts in Psychotherapy published by Elsevier. Jane has given more than 20 keynote lectures in seven countries. She is the President of the Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare. Prior to commencing at UNE she has worked as a researcher or senior academic leader in seven universities across four countries; Australia, Germany, Ireland and the UK.
This event will be hosted by Patravoot Vatanasapt, MD, MS, Past President of IAMM.
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